lululemon athletica opening promises to be anything but "common" for yogis and athletes

04/16/07
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Yogis and athletes are getting ready to welcome lululemon athletica‘s first store in the San Fernando Valley. A Vancouver based retail company, lululemon athletica strives to elevate the world from a place of mediocrity to greatness. Now, with 49 locations spanning across North America, Japan and Australia, lululemon is excited to open the doors of the new Calabasas store in April 2007 at The Commons.


Yoga inspired athletic apparel company opens in Calabasas in The Commons

Calabasas, CA - April 6, 2007 – Yogis and athletes are getting ready to welcome lululemon athletica‘s first store in the San Fernando Valley. A Vancouver based retail company, lululemon athletica strives to elevate the world from a place of mediocrity to greatness. Now, with 49 locations spanning across North America, Japan and Australia, lululemon is excited to open the doors of the new Calabasas store in April 2007 at The Commons.

“Calabasas has a strong sense of community and a passion for healthy living. It’s a perfect fit to the lululemon philosophy,” says Ana Sapriken, Calabasas store manager, “We are looking forward to being a hub for health and fitness in the area.”

lululemon athletica sets the bar in technical fabrics and functional designs for men and women, working closely with local athletes and yogis to maintain the highest quality of fitness apparel. Founded in 1998 in response to the exponential increase of female participation in sports, lululemon believes that practicing yoga promotes athletic excellence, health and longevity.

The company is ever evolving and reaching out to new communities across the globe. Additional lululemon locations in Southern California include Santa Monica, North Beverly, Newport Beach, Santa Barbara and soon to be in Pasadena.

The Calabasas store will be offering workshops, hosting events and leading yoga classes with local yoga instructors to bring the community closer together. The opening will be celebrated with a week of fun filled events that include free yoga classes, live music, kids/parents yoga, massage, dancers, food and goodie bags. The events will lead up to a grand opening party on April 11th.

lululemon athletica is a yoga-inspired athletic apparel company that creates components for people to live longer, healthier and more fun lives. By creating products that keep people active and stress free, lululemon believes that the world will be a better place. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional designs, lululemon works with yogis and athletes in local communities for continuous research and product feedback. lululemon athletica was founded in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1998 by Chip Wilson, founder of Westbeach Sports, a skate/surf/snowboard clothing company. lululemon athletica is extending into new communities across North America and throughout the world. For more information, visit www.lululemon.com.



 

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